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Table 2 Mortality in greyhounds with a recorded cause of death under primary-care veterinary at UK practices participating in the VetCompass™ Programme from January 1st to December 31st, 2016 (n = 372)

From: Greyhounds under general veterinary care in the UK during 2016: demography and common disorders

Grouped-level disorder Count Percent 95% CI
Neoplasia 80 21.5 17.4–26.0
Collapse 53 14.3 10.9–18.2
Musculoskeletal disorder 29 7.8 5.3–11.0
Mass-associated disorder 21 5.7 3.5–8.5
Spinal cord disorder 21 5.7 3.5–8.5
Thin/weight loss 17 4.6 2.7–7.2
Poor quality of life 15 4.0 2.3–6.6
Renal disease 14 3.8 2.1–6.2
Undesirable behaviour 12 3.2 1.7–5.6
Brain disorder 12 3.2 1.7–5.6
Enteropathy 11 3.0 1.5–5.2
Lethargy 11 3.0 1.5–5.2
Lower respiratory tract disorder 10 2.7 1.3–4.9
Traumatic injury 10 2.7 1.3–4.9
Other 56 15.1 11.6–19.1